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Socio-Economic Impact of Social Forestry on Farmers in District Faisalabad



Ume-Laila and Farkhanda Anjum
 
ABSTRACT

Present study deals with the survey which was conducted to study the Socio-economic impact of social forestry on farmers in District Faisalabad. Forest community of plants and animals dominated by woody vegetation. In Pakistan there is not appropriate forestry system and farmers are not aware of social forestry. The main purpose of the study were to measure : to examine Socio-economic characteristics of farmers affecting planting : to examine the motivating factors behind the adoption of social forestry. To determine the farmer’s awareness about the advantages and disadvantages of social forestry. This study was undertaken in District Faisalabad. A sample of 150 respondents were selected. Date were analyzed by using statistical techniques.

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Ume-Laila and Farkhanda Anjum , 2001. Socio-Economic Impact of Social Forestry on Farmers in District Faisalabad. Journal of Applied Sciences, 1: 42-43.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2001.42.43

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2001.42.43

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